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Tri-Valley football previews

EBAL

Monte Vista (7-0, 4-0 EBAL) at De La Salle (6-1, 4-0), 7 p.m.

Last week: Monte Vista beat Livermore 51-16, De La Salle beat Amador Valley 34-14.
Radio/Web: KYCY 1550 AM / Stretchinternet.com
Notes: The Spartans enter the game as the No. 3-ranked team in the state by CalHiSports.com, and the Mustangs come in at No. 16. Monte Vista has scored 30 points or more in six of its seven games, and 40 points or more in five of them. De La Salle has allowed 30 points to just one opponent over its last 30 games (31 to Centennial-Corona in the 2007 CIF Division I state bowl game). This will be the 10th meeting between the programs during the past 30 seasons. De La Salle has won eight of the first nine.

Bonagura pick:

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MVAL/CSD football games

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MVAL
Washington (4-4, 4-0 MVAL) at James Logan (3-4, 3-0 MVAL), 7 p.m.
Last week:
Washington beat Kennedy 35-12; Logan beat Mission 49-0
Notes: A first-place battle that will likely decide the league title. Washington has the top offense in the MVAL (323.1 yards and 33.9 points per game). The Huskies are led by QB David Ross (1,656 passing yards) and WR Rahsaan Vaughn (35 receptions for 639 yards). Logan’s defense ranks tops in the MVAL (173.1 yards and 14.4 points allowed per game). The Colts are led on offense by junior QB Jonathan Willis who has 592 rushing yards with a 7.3 average per carry.
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James Logan-Washington game preview

Capsules with more information to come later, but here’s some stuff to chew on.

 

The final two undefeated Mission Valley Athletic League teams square off tonight at 7 at James Logan High.
Visiting Washington, which started out the year with four straight nonleague losses, have won four straight in MVAL action and brings in a 4-4 overall mark and a 4-0 league record.
It’s been almost the same story for Logan, which went 0-4 in nonleague games. The Colts’ first win of the season came in Week 3, a 17-3 win over Newark Memorial. Logan enters with a 3-4 overall record and is 3-0 in MVAL play. Continue Reading

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DVAL stats: Week 8

Here are the DVAL football stats for Week 8:

Rushing (by yards)

Player G Rush Yards Avg TD
Patrone Wood II, YV 7 175 1,245 7.1 12
Kenny Shrader, CP 7 105 988 9.4 12
Dozie Iwuagwu, CV 7 140 929 6.6 7
Forrest Hightower, CON 6 96 901 9.4 12
Chase Danska, CP 7 85 870 10.2 18

Passing (by yards)
Note: QB rating uses college formula

Player G Comp Att Pct. Yards INT TD Rat
Ray Buford, Concord 7 74 125 59.2 874 5 6 125.8
Joey Levine, CV 7 54 94 57.4 825 3 7 149.4
Colin Barney, Northgate 4 32 57 56.1 620 4 4 156.6
Chase Danska, CP 7 18 39 46.2 459 3 6 180.4
Jimmy Rodriguez, MD 7 38 74 51.4 441 5 5 110.2

Receiving (by receptions)

Player G Rec Yards Avg. TD
C.J. Porter, Concord 7 31 485 15.6 4
Nate Burrow, Concord 6 30 306 10.2 1
Nick Cole, CV 7 22 434 19.7 4
Corey Galindo, Concord 7 18 206 11.4 5
Logan Dongallo, CV 7 17 206 12.1 1

Scoring

Player G TD FG 2PT PAT Tot
Chase Danska, CP 7 18 0 0 0 108
Patrone Wood II, YV 7 13 0 3 0 84
Kenny Shrader, CP 7 13 0 0 0 78
Donovan Shorter, MD 7 12 0 1 0 74
Forrest Hightower, Conc. 6 11 0 1 0 68

Total offense

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Team G Rush Pass Total Avg,
College Park 7 2,510 483 2,993 427.6
Concord 7 1,476 1,153 2,629 375.6
Clayton Valley 7 1,582 825 2,407 343.8
Ygnacio Valley 7 2,265 109 2,374 339.1
Mt. Diablo 7 1,557 483 2,040 291.4
Northgate 7 1,056 770 1,826 260.8

Total defense

Team G Rush Pass Total Avg,
Clayton Valley 7 808 627 1,435 205.0
Mt. Diablo 7 971 704 1,675 239.3
Concord 7 1,101 671 1,772 253.1
Ygnacio Valley 7 1,070 911 1,981 283.0
Northgate 7 1,526 461 1,987 283.8
College Park 7 1,833 990 2,823 403.3
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OAL playoff picture

While we’ll be starting our posts of breaking down the NCS playoff picture next week, I figured I’d get a jumpstart with the OAL since it’s not nearly as complicated, although it’s not as cut and dry as years past. And after the chuckling about two wins getting you into the playoffs a couple weeks ago during Prep Corner Live!, I’ve started digging deeper and two wins might not be enough this year.

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